Planet Kansas News

Voice of the Kansas Sierra Club

URGENT: Protect the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS)

URGENT: Protect the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) The RPS is a requirement that Kansas meet a goal of 20% of peak demand electric energy capacity by 2020 by the use of Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Small Hydroelectric, Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels
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Sign Up and Join our Rally on May 17

Say NO to dirty fuels and YES to clean energy! Sign Up to join us on May 17 On Saturday, May 17, join us for a joint Hands Across the Land for Kansas and Oklahoma communities and share in with the rest of the country to ask the president and local officials to reject the Keystone XL p
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Chapters Join on Rally in Oklahoma City. Get Ready for May 17 Demonstrations

Jody Harlan, Oklahoma Chapter Conservation Chair, was host and MC and Yvonne Cather, Kansas Sierra Club Chair was the opening speaker at the Oklahoma Sierra Club and Friends Reject and Protect Rally on April 26.  We had three of the Sierra Club Chapter Chairs in solidarity present, Ba
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Farm and Food: Food, morality, farmers and fallacy – Lincoln Journal Star

Follow this link to see an article by Alan Guebert in the Lincoln Journal Star. http://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/farm-and-food-food-morality-farmers-and-fallacy/article_717c74b6-a839-5ced-bfae-4604b7460254.html#comments
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Overuse is draining the Ogallala Aquifer – Kansas City Star Opinion

The author shares the Chapter’s concern about Governor Brownback’s plan to bring in more CAFOs http://www.kansascity.com/2014/04/22/4975496/overuse-draining-ogallala-aquifer.html#storylink=cpy By JULENE BAIR In his book “The Great Plains,” the historian Walter Prescott Web
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